Lot 92
  • 92

AN ARCHAIC BRONZE RITUAL VESSEL (JUE) SHANG DYNASTY

Estimate
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
Sold
9,375 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the deep U-shaped body rising from three blade legs to a pointed rim opposite a long spout flanked by a pair of posts, cast around the body with two raised fillets and set to one side with a loop handle issuing from an animal mask, the body decorated with archaic motifs forming two taotie masks, with a pictogram beneath the handle, the bronze with variegated malachite encrustations, Japanese wood box
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